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Sheffield - Manchester - Uppsala Summer School 2017

The second Summer School in 2017 was held in the United Kingdom and Sweden.

Summer School:  July 31 - August 25, 2017

Sheffield:               July 31 - August 4, 2017

Manchester:          August 7 - 11, 2017

Uppsala:               August 14 - 25, 2017

“I personally attended the school because I was wondering about the lack of women in my field of research, and I finished the school with a much more objective vision in my academic surroundings and where focus and work needs to be done. It is our duty to keep changing our environment to the better, and in order to do that, we have to start with ourselves.”

Pamela S., Participant 2017

This Summer School took place one week at University of Sheffield, the second week at University of Manchester and the last two weeks at Uppsala Universitet.

Together with the organizing team of the Summer School  the 10 participants from the three universities gained a lot of experiences in different practice fields, talked to professionals about their careers, discussed about gender inequality and did visited interesting places in the cities.

The course plans of the Summer School as a pdf can be found here.


The creation of these resources has been (partially) funded by the ERASMUS+ grant program of the European Union under grant no. 2016-1-DE01-KA203-002918.
Neither the European Commission nor the project's national funding agency DAAD are responsible for the content or liable for any losses or damage resulting of the use of these resources.

The summer school is part of the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership 'Diversity in the Cultures of Physics' between Freie Universität Berlin, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Universitat de Barcelona, Uppsala Universitet, The University of Manchester, and the University of Sheffield.